Organic Disease and Pharyngolaryngeal Abnormal Sensation

Yoshiaki Tsuta, Fumihiko Ohta
1991 Practica oto-rhino-laryngologica Suppl  
The development of abnormal pharyngolaryngeal sensation was retrospectively investigated in patients seen during the 12 years since the establishment of our Hospital in 1977. These included 20 patients with hypopharyngeal malignant tumors, 30 with hypopharyngeal benign tumors and patients (96 adults and 29 children) who underwent tonsillectomy. The patients with hypopharyngeal malignant tumors developed abnormal sensation often at an early stage, and required close examination, when accompanied
more » ... n, when accompanied by pharyngalgia. Benign tumors were often detected as abnormal sensation, and this sensation tended to disappear after surgical excision. Of the patients with chronic tonsillitis, 65.6% adults had preoperative abnormal sensation. In patients with frequent recurrence of angina, the rates were 85.1% and 41.3% for adults and children, respectively. Postoperative abnormal sensation appeared in 43.8% of the adult patients. In patients with frequent recurrence of angina, the rates were 33.3% and 6.9% for adults and children, respectively. Repeated recurrence of inflammation resulted in frequent development of abnormal sensation and less change of remission of this sensation.
doi:10.5631/jibirinsuppl1986.1991.supplement45_109 fatcat:cevxwpirzzamhdrcxekq6genti